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Nintendo Wii and 3DS to get Hulu Plus


(CBS) - Nintendo fans have something to smile about today. Both the Wii console and hand-held 3DS will be adding Hulu Plus to their list of services.

The announcement was made via an online video by president and chief operating officer Reggie Fils-Aime, who says the service is coming soon.

Nintendo's competitors, Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3, already offer the services on their consoles.

The news is a big win for gamers who use their consoles as an entertainment hub, rather than just a video game console.

Offering movie streaming is not new to the video game world, all three consoles already have Netflix streaming.

That's not all of Nintendo's news. The hand-held Nintendo 3DS is also getting a major software upgrade. Now users can record about 10 minutes of 3D video on the device. The update also comes with stop-motion video capabilities.

Fils-Aime also announced "Super Mario Land 3D" and "Mariokart 7," which are both the first 3D versions of each game. Tanuki suit in 3D? Awesome! The games are available on Nov. 13 and Dec. 4, respectively.

The "Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword" was also announced, with a release date of Nov. 20.

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